Eligibility Criteria

The Program seeks candidates who show high scholarly promise, and have a strong undergraduate background in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences.

Applicants who hold 18 years of schooling including a Masters or equivalent degree based on a minimum of 30 credits with an academic standing that is equivalent to at least a 3.0 CGPA (out of 4.0 in the Semester System) or First Division (in the Annual System) in MS/MPhil in PT equivalent degree, as per HEC policy.

  1. degree program will be open for all candidates, meeting the admission criteria. However, external serving candidates will have to submit an N.O.C from their respective departments with the application form. A study leave document from their respective employer for a period of three years has to be submitted at the time of registration. The candidate will be a full time regular student for three years to cover the course work and the research.

Fee Structure

For PH. D. External CandidateAmount
Semester fee (two semester)77,000/-
Examination Fee (2 Semester & 1 Comprehensive)10,000/- (30,000/-)
Thesis Defense1,00,000/-
For PH. D. Internal Candidate 
Semester fee (two semester)Exempted
Examination Fee (2 Semester & 1 Comprehensive)10,000/- (30,000/-)
Thesis Defense1,00,000/-
Research Grant for only Internal Students

(Student will be required to sign the service agreement in line with ZU policy)